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Peveril Castle, Cavedale and Caverns Walk

By Dave Roberts   

on February 20, 2015    No ratings yet.

Peveril Castle, Cavedale and Caverns Walk

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8.09 km 285 m

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Activivity Type: Moderate Walk

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Peveril Castle, Cavedale and Caverns Walk

Peveril Castle is an impressive fortress that makes use of the sheer Cavedale Cliffs as part of it’s defences. This walk start from Castleton, under Peveril Castle and along Cavedale.

And if that’s not enough caves for one day, visits numerous caverns (Blue John Cavern, Treak Cliff Cavern, Speedwell Cavern, and Peak Caverns) on the return route.

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Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.
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